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CBS
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
themselves or their elected representatives to stick with traditional marriage. >> reporter: for tommy and jeff the decision is personal. they launched the challenge to prop 8 seeking the right to marry. >> sometimes the court system needs to nudge us forward to be a better more united america. >> reporter: the court could rule in a way that impacts same-sex marriage only in california and does not affect the rest of the country. >> movements are a mix of things. you have to kind of take the ups with the downs. >> reporter: the court will hear the marriage case in march. a decision will probably come by the end of june. john black stone, cbs news, san francisco. >> what can we expect? case has three possible outcomes. first they can say that denying marriage to any couple is unconstitutional or they could reverse the 9th circuit decision and uphold prop 8 leaving states and voters to decide on gay marriage. the final option, they can follow precedent set on a previous landmark gay rights case. >> 9th circuit tried to narrow its ruling by equating to a former decision of justice called roem
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
themselves or their elected representatives to stick with traditional marriage. >> we definitely look guard to having a real actual legal marriage. definitely. >> chris and sandy say they have been through this twice now. they married in 2004 when the city and county of san francisco began issuing marriage licenses. but after they exchanged their vows they were notified their marriage had been voided. in 2008 they didn't remarry for fear it would be revoked. they were right. now they wait again. this time with hope. >> today is a great day because we can see the potential for a good outcome, but there is also the possibility of something different happening. we have to congress to temper our hopes and dream a lit -- continue to temper our hopes a little longer. >> reporter: the supreme court justices will likely have a decision by the end of june. allen, keep in mind there are nine justices. they could go in nine different directions. one thing is for sure, this is an historic moment. >> juliette goodrich, thank you so much. the supreme court has also agreed to review the a chall
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
predicted mitt romney's defeat in the election. >> he doesn't look very happy. >> he picked the right winner the last two super bowls. now he has picked blue over pink for the royal bundle of joy. mr. nuts makes his choice by picking litter boxes. it's very scientific. [ laughter ] >> this time, one had a blue bow, the other a pink. when nature called, mr. nuts stepped inside so we can expect a new prince sometime. >> does he do weather? >> he might. [ laughter ] >> mr. nuts. >> think we have to leave this one behind. >>> when we come back, you don't want to miss this. nasa releases some unbelievable photos of mother earth that no one has ever seen before. it's great stuff. stay right there. ,, ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a brand new medicare prescription drug plan. it's called the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. and it's for people who want the lowest part d premium in the united states... only $15 a month. and copays could be as low as a dollar. so call unitedhealthcare now to enroll or learn more. with this plan, you can save 40% or more on your copays
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
upcoming presidential election, security, and the country's faltering steps toward stability. a trip to iraq was next. dana wanted the bay area to meet the kerdz, once saddam hussein's victims, now thriving in an independent region. the distant past. back in the u.s., it was the look at the future, the inauguration of the nation's first black president. but no matter where she was, dana was always on her own path. >> that hair! >> she's notorious for updating her do. >> dana cannot keep a hairstyle for more than three weeks. it's enough to drive our promo people crazy! >> then it wasn't just about style but about color. going gray. >> for me, it was about deciding to match my looks with my experience and time on the planet. >> but gray hair on the head doesn't stop mischief in the heart. >> one time during a commercial break, dana king taught me how to put my fist in my mouth. >> on the set, in the field, or in the newsroom, there's no one like dana. >> she comes in and likes to tap her little foot. she has things to say. afghanistan, iraq, jordan. some of the most tense times in tho
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00am PST
cut back after measure q failed to get a two-thirds majority in last month's election. the measure called for a parcel tax to help fund fire services. >>> president obama is closely monitoring a week-long strike at two southern california ports. 800 members of the clerical union who work at the ports of los angeles and long beach had been working without a contract for more than two years. the clerks don't handle cargo but dock workers are refusing to cross picket lines forcing a shutdown of most terminals. experts estimate the strike is costing the u.s. up to $1 billion a day. and it could delay shipments of holiday gift merchandise. >>> there's a tentative contract agreement between port of oakland and union workers. two weeks ago, more than 500 members of seiu local 1021 went on strike. they had been at the bargaining table for 16 months. details of the agreement will be released when the contract is voted on tomorrow. >>> president obama will host a group of governors today to talk about the "fiscal cliff" after he rejected a counterproposal from congressional republicans. that
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 5:00am PST
elected members of the state legislature will be sworn in today. the assembly will go first with a ceremony at noon followed by the state senate at 3:30 this afternoon. both houses were reshaped by last month's election as voters gave democrats a two-thirds majority. that will allow them to raise taxes if they choose without any republican support. a supermajority. later this morning after the >>> fighting is on the rise again between government troops and rebel forces in syria. the rebels are close to taking control of the airport that serves the capital. the syrian air force has responded by dropping bombs on rebel positions. meanwhile u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton has repeated her warning to the syrian government not to use chemical weapons. >>> the political crisis is worsening in egypt, as well. the country's supreme court judges have walked out on strike joining a growing protest against president mohamed morsi in response to morrissey's edict that his rules are above judicial review. the judges say they will remain on strike until morsi rescinds the decree. >>> the
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 7:30am PST
, keep in mind for the first 99 years of our state and our state constitution, local elected bodies, like city councils and school boards had the authority to raise taxes by a vote of their own council. >> right. >> prop 13 took that away from them and gave it to the people, only to the people. we also think of prop 13 as keeping grandma, grandpa in their home by capping-- >> because local jurisdictions were taxes grandma and grandpa out of their homes. >> that's right. capping at 1% the amount of property tax anyone pays on the assessed value of their home. so there are a lot of different pieces to it. the piece that i picked up is that prop 13 said to pass a special tax for schools, for example-- >> or libraries. >> or libraries or parks, two-thirds is the threshold that voters must support is for it to be enacted. we're suggesting, well, that was 35 years ago. let's revisit it and lower it to 55%. this past november, there were 27 parcel taxes for schools on the ballot. 17 passed, which means 17 got to two-thirds, but 10 did not. of those 10, seven got more than 55%, but failed b
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:00am PST
since the "muslim brotherhood" leader was elected. morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself sweeping powers that place him above judicial oversight. >>> and there's a sliver of hope toward ending the 21 month civil war in syria. an anonymous u.s. official told the "associated press" secretary of state hillary clinton and a top russian diplomat will hold a surprise meeting with the united nations peace envoy foreseers. still, this comes amid signs the country's leader bashar assad is edging closer to using chemical weapons against syrian rebels. >>> germany's cabinet today approved sending patriot air defense missiles to turkey to protect the country against attacks from syria. mortar rounds and shells from syria have killed several turks in recent weeks. the decision on the missiles must still be endorsed by the german parliament. >>> superstorm sandy and the "fiscal cliff." a lot of factors could shake up tomorrow's jobs report. we'll have a preview coming up. >> and it looked like new year's eve in seattle. pot smokers light up in celebration of wash
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
striking the electrical lines, it caught fire. pg&e was on scene. we elected to stay away from it. we had 12,000-volts measured in the ground around the vehicle and left here, 5000-volts in the ground, so we had to stay away from it. we decided not to put water on it to protect the buildings. and we were able to extinguish it. >> >> reporter: were any of the vehicles in danger. >> the fire was escalating and there was a chance for the other buildings to become involved. >> reporter: were some of them evacuated. >> 35 of the children were moved out of the area. >> reporter: okay, and just looking at the truck, if we can show you the truck right there. it looks bad. how lucky is it that these guys were able to get out safely. >> the fire train of the volunteer firefighter, he used the training and saved himself and his partner and they got out safely. >> reporter: reporting live in san leandro, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> thank you for that live report. well, a man and a woman were found bound and gagged in the middle of a street right here at san francisco. >> the two were found arou
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
marriage act are also being considered. >>> and newly elected members of the state legislature will all be sworn in today in sacramento. the assembly will go first with a ceremony at noon. that is followed by the state senate at 3:30. both houses of course reshaped by last month's election as voters gave democrats two- thirds of majority that allowed them to raise taxes if they choose without any republican support. >>> on capitol hill, there are just 29 days left for lawmakers to get together and find a way of avoiding the so-called "fiscal cliff." if a budget plan is not approved by year's end, automatic tax hikes and across- the-board spending cuts will take effect. but democrats and republicans seem to keep digging in their heels speaking on the sunday news talk shows. >> the president and the white house have had three weeks and this is the best we've got? >> what we can't do is try to figure out what works for them. they have to tell us. >> if congress doesn't act, america will ring in the new year with $110 billion in spending cuts and a $500 billion tax increase. >> "fiscal cliff,"
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm PST
and excited. a lot like the first day of school. >> members elect raise your right hands and repeat after me. >> reporter: with that, california's new assembly was sworn in today with democrats dominating with 55 of the 80 members. families with young children crowded the floor with the rest of the family often waving on from up above. freshmen assemblyman frank bigelow from madera county said he was humbled by the whole process. >> yesterday i was slogging in the mud feeding cows and today here i am being sworn in as a representative of the people of the state of california. >> reporter: with the largest freshman class since 1934, the first couple of years could be rocky with so many lacking experience. even senate president darrell steinberg says it took him a while when he was elected in 1998. >> i didn't really learn how to be a legislator until my fifth or sixth year in the assembly. that's how long it took me until i really understood it, understood the relationship between the two houses, the executive branch, all the nuances that make you more effective. >> reporter: but the
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
chosen to either vote themselves or their elected representatives to stick with traditional marriage. >> we definitely look guard to having a real actual legal marriage. definitely. >> chris and sandy say they have been through this twice now. they married in 2004 when the city and down i have to san francisco began issuing marriage licenses. but after they exchanged their vows they were notified their marriage had been voided. in 2008 they didn't larry for fear it would be revoked. they were right. six months later prop 8 passed. so now they wait again. this time with hope. >> today is a great day because we can see the potential for a really good outcome, but there is also the possibility of something different happening. so, we have to continue to temper our hopes and dreams a little longer. >> reporter: the supreme court will likely hear the arguments in march and have a decision by the end of june. there are nine justices. it is entirely possible they have nine differ opinions. one thing is for sure, this is an historic moment. juliette goodrich, cbs 5. >>> not only will the sup
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 11:00pm PST
years old when clinton was elected. he had 25 points. eleven assists. the last play of the first quarter. warriors turned it over. glen davis nails a jump shot. and magic gets momentum. harrison barnes on the rejection. clay thompson hits the shot and the warriors are up by two. but the magic did it to the warriors tonight. j.j . for three. orlando wins 102, 94 and a chance in history is denied. angel will return to the top of the san francisco batting order. he was resigned to a 44 million- dollar contract. his wife posted a picture here on twitter. and how much can this guy drink champagne right now. he's had quite a bit. the over time loss to st. louis. kaepernick will start this weekend against miami. did i mention that game's on channel 5 yet. the quarter back controversy is not over. alex smith is not out of it. rg 3 making monday night football debut verses the giants. griffin the third on the run. josh morgan recovers it and gets a touch down. washington seven to three. giants leading 16, 10. griffin roles out. and washington hangs on 17, 16. the monday night top five. at
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
recount. elections officials said the measure probably wouldn't get enough votes. >>> pesky birds have been a thorn in the sign for bart's new extension to silicon valley. and shooing them away has cost taxpayers millions of dollars. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo explains saving birds turned out to be a projector much larger than expected. >> reporter: the bart board of directors is expected to approve the $5 million price tag for overtime and equipment. the cost of either shooing these birds away or protecting the ones that decided to stay. >> we had a sense of what we were going to get into, but we didn't really understand how -- the magnitude of it. >> reporter: who could have imagined that red-tailed hawks, house finches and morning doves could be so stubborn. there are prime nesting acres along the pacific flyway and a favorite nesting spot for 500 protected species. >> during the peak of construction in 2011, it was just -- i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movi "birds." they were everywhere. >> reporter: bart is building the warm springs extension near lake e
CW
Dec 9, 2012 8:30am PST
amount of polling used during elections, now it is nonstop. >> it is 24/7. how are people feeling about prop 30, prop 13? there is instant analysis constantly. i think that leads the a little paralysis, don't you think? >> it totally and completely removes the deliberate process in. many cases people are expressing themselvess in the polls and have no idea what they are talking about. they don't know the comprehensive nature, how it affects modesto, versus st. marys. they don't know any of those things. >> and the lobbyists and special interest groups walk in and say state assemblyman, here is a poll of your district and how it is playing. >> i give, i give! >> now we are making a point. >> yes. i want to make sure the member understands i am equal to the lobbyist. >> that is the only poll that matter in the. >> knocking on the door with a lot of cash. [ laughing ] >> sad but true. >>> coming up, one more look at this morning's top stories. >> that include as deadline for the fiscal cliff and compromises from both sides of the aisle. >> we will be right back. al cliff. with . >>>
CW
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
votes in alameda county, and yeah, we're talking about votes from the november election: the recount is not cheap, and a lot of taxpayers are not happy about picking up the tab. >> tick, tick , tick. >> yes, yes , yes. >> reporter: someone likened it to watching paint dry. >> yes, yes, yes. >> reporter: most alameda county voters voted for measure b1. 66.53% of them. but it needed 2/3 majority. 66.67%. so back ers of the half cent sales tax, that would fix pot holes, boost bus service, and bring bart to livermore, decided to buy a recount. >> we've been working on developing this expenditure plan for 2.5 years through a highly public process. and because there was so much voter support, we requested a recount to make sure all the ballots have been counted appropriately. >> reporter: the public agency is funded by tax money. the recount is being paid for by taxpayers. >> do you think taxpayers should pay for this? >> i don't believe so but they're not going to leave $7 billion on the table if it's within a couple votes. >> i'm not a lawyer, so i can't speak to that. >> yes, yes, yes. >>
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